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46. 

Which three nations have been admitted as new members of New Development Bank?

A. UAE, Bangladesh, Uruguay
B. Canada, UK, Australia
C. UAE, France, Australia
D. Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh

Answer: Option A

Explanation:

The New Development Bank (NDB) admitted the United Arab Emirates, Uruguay and Bangladesh as its new members.

47. 

Which country hosted the 8th Meeting of Agriculture Experts of Bay of BIMSTEC Countries?

A. India
B. Sri Lanka
C. Bhutan
D. Nepal

Answer: Option A

Explanation:

India hosted the 8th Meeting of Agriculture Experts of Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation (BIMSTEC) Countries through video conferencing.

48. 

Which country will host UN Climate Change Conference (COP26) in 2021?

A. New York
B. Beijing
C. Manilla
D. Glasgow

Answer: Option D

Explanation:

The UK will host the 26th UN Climate Change Conference of the Parties (COP26) in Glasgow from 31 October to 12 November 2021.

49. 

Which country has passed the world's first law to force tech companies to offer alternative payment systems?

A. South Korea
B. India
C. France
D. Italy

Answer: Option A

Explanation:

South Korean lawmakers passed the world's first law to force tech giants such as Google and Apple to offer alternative payment systems on their app stores.

50. 

The new COVID-19 variant C.1.2 has been first detected in which nation?

A. Singapore
B. Indonesia
C. Israel
D. South Africa

Answer: Option D

Explanation:

The Researchers from the National Institute for Communicable Diseases and KwaZulu-Natal Research Innovation and Sequencing Platform in South Africa have informed that the potential variant of interest, C.1.2, has been first detected in South Africa in May 2021.